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The Supreme Court Defines RICO’s Territorial Reach
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • June 27 2016

In its June 20, 2016 ruling in RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. European Community, the U.S. Supreme Court settled a long-running debate on the extraterritorial


USA: Eleventh Circuit Decision Curtails SEC’s Ability to Seek Disgorgement
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • June 13 2016

On May 26, 2016, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued a decision in SEC v. Graham, curtailing the SEC’s ability to seek


SEC Wins Constitutional Challenge to In-House Proceedings in 2nd Circuit
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • June 10 2016

The SEC recently prevailed in a challenge by Patriarch Partners to its in-house administrative court proceedings. In a 2-1 decision, the 2nd Circuit


Eleventh Circuit Decision Curtails SEC's Ability to Seek Disgorgement
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • June 3 2016

On May 26, 2016, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued a decision in SEC v. Graham, curtailing the SEC’s ability to seek


Securities Laws. Extraterritoriality. District court applies Morrison test to limit application of federal securities laws to debt securities associated with, but not purchased in, the United States
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • May 23 2016

Plaintiffs brought a putative class action against Brazilian oil company Petrόleo Brasileiro, S.A. (“Petrobras”), two of Petrobras’ wholly-owned


A Reminder of the Long Arm of US laws: Singapore and Malaysian Nationals Plead Guilty in US Navy Bribery Scandal - the “Fat Leonard” Case
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • May 13 2016

In March 2016, the San Diego Federal District Court sentenced a Singaporean man to 63 months’ imprisonment for knowingly and intentionally conspiring


Evolving Legal Standards for Compliance Officers
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • February 29 2016

Corporate compliance officers are used to facing pressure from within their companies to protect them from legal exposure, but increasingly, external


To find the needle, move the haystack: deciding where best to conduct document review in FCPA investigations
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • September 22 2015

A strategic, proportional, and comprehensive document review is one of the most critical components of an effective Foreign Corrupt Practices Act


US Court of Appeals affirms prior ruling on SEC conflict minerals rule
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • August 24 2015

On August 18, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit affirmed its April 14, 2014 decision in National Association of


SEC developments - June 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

The SEC has released for comment proposed amendments to Rule 15b9-1 in an effort to increase regulatory oversight over proprietary trading firms, and